France and Ethiopia has unwrapped a new page in its ties as both the countries have signed and agreed to a new accord on military cooperation. This is the first accord of its type and the deal also includes for helping the nation that is locked with land only to build a navy base. This agreement also had significance as France wants to improve its economic ties with Ethiopia that is also the second most populous country of Africa. France President Emmanuel Macron is looking to break the colonial history of France. He is on a four day visit to Ethiopia for nurturing the relationships between the two nations.
Ethiopia and France sign their first Military cooperation accordDiplomacyMar 13, 20190026